Floor Drain Trap Primer
The most common trap primers are connected to a water line and activated via pressure fluctuation from a nearby urinal or water closet flush that maintains trap water levels.
Floor drain trap primer. 1 2 chrome plated under lav trap primer assembly electronic trap primers mini prime electronic trap primer 1 2 inlet use with distribution units sold separately. N provide a trap primer connection when the floor drain and p trap are not tapped n allow the fitting flexibility to be rotated in any direction prior to bonding offering a quick and cost saving installation. For a water supply fed type trap primer this happens automatically based upon a water pressure drop when there is flow within the potable water piping system such as using a sink faucet flushing a toilet etc. The sureseal floor drain trap sealer can be used with all 2 3 and 4 floor drains and in 3 4 floor drain strainers.
Routinely adding water to the floor drain pouring a small amount of vegetable or mineral oil into the drain to just cover the trap s water surface. A trap primer is a device that causes a small amount of water to drain to the trap via piping from the trap primer. Trap primer adapters are installed on the floor drain outlet prior to the p trap. Trap primers trap primers are used in plumbing systems to prevent floor drain traps from losing their water seal by evaporation.
Maintaining the water seal will prevent the backflow of sewer gas into the buildings or rooms where the traps are installed. Learn more about zurn s complete line of trap primers and specialty drains. Trap primer adapters adapters features. Trap primers main disadvantage is maintenance.